Black History Month

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What makes a Black movie 'Black'?
A new special edition of EW celebrates a century of Black Film — but first we had to decide what that meant.
Classic Black TV comedies you can stream right now
From Living Single to The Boondocks, here are 12 great sitcoms with Black casts you need to binge right now.
14 books to read during Black History Month
Though it's a history that should be celebrated all year round, EW has compiled a list of new books worth reading this February in honor of Black History Month.
'Impossible' no more: Brandy's Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella is coming to Disney+ later this month
The groundbreaking 1997 classic also starring Whitney Houston is finally hitting the Disney streamer.

More Black History Month

Jordan Fisher, Angie Thomas, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, and more share what they want to see in Black art
“I want to continue to see Black narratives outside of traditional modes of accepted storylines,” Brian Michael Smith tells EW.
The birth of Blaxploitation: How Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasss Song sparked a genre
In an excerpt from EW’s A Celebration of Black Film, revisit the dawn of a uniquely African American movie genre.
How stand-up comedy's GOAT gave new life to the concert film 

In 1982, 'E.T.' topped the box office. But Richard Pryor's otherworldly genius needed no more than words to set his own record.